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Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
from texas. ms. johnson: i rise today to speak in support of h.r. 3547, a bill to the application of certain space launch liability provisions through 2014. first established by congress as part of the commercial space launch act amendments of 1988, the commercial space transportation risk sharing liability and insurance regime has been extended seven times. it expires on december 31 of this year. it's important for congress to act now so there is sufficient time for this legislation to make its way to the president's desk before the current authority expires. the liability and insurance regime that would be extended by this legislation is three-tiered. and in the first tier, license and commercial launch providers are required to purchase third-party liability insurance to compensate for possible losses from the third-party claims by uninvolved public. up to the maximum probable loss level determined by the federal aviation agency administration. as part of this licensing process or a maximum level of $500 million. in the second tier, the claims above those maximum probable losse
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
you, mr. speaker. i rise today to honor my fastest constituent, jimmie johnson, who recently won his sixth nascar sprint cup championship. in a remarkable display of teamwork, consistency and a burning desire to always improve, jimmie johnson won six nascar championships in the last eight years. more importantly, jimmy is a champion off the track. since 2006, the jimmie johnson foundation has contributed more than $5 million to charity with a special focus on improving k-12 education in north carolina, oklahoma and california. mr. pittenger: in charlotte, jimmy is a supporter of -- jimmi sembings a supporter of project -- jimmie is a supporter of project lift, improving the graduation rate in some of charlotte's toughest neighborhoods. thank you, jimmie, for using your ontrack success to make a lasting impact in the lives of thousands of children. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks and addr
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. johnson: mr. speaker, at a time when americans continue to see their health care options diminish by the president's disastrous health care law, it's critical that we work to return choice and freedom to the american people. that's why i introduced h.r. 3498, a commonsense bill that gives seniors the freedom to make their own health care decisions and opt out of medicare. if folks like warren buffett or ross perreault want to opt out of medicare part a because they don't want or need a government entitlement paying for their care, we should let them. this bill truly tells seniors, if you like your current coverage you can keep it without the risk of losing other benefits like social security. seniors want, need and deserve the right to choose a health care plan that fits their needs. i urge my colleagues to join my efforts in returning freedom and choice to american seniors. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from ohio seek reco
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